• In-Depth

    The Cloud's The Limit with Serverless Architecture and Azure Functions

    The cloud has enabled some incredible innovation, like serverless compute, which is transforming the way we build applications for the cloud. We dive into serverless concepts and explore how they are supported by Azure Functions. 07/17/2017

  • Connection Strings

    Lots of Microsoft Press Books for Free, Including Developer Titles

    Among an explosion of free offerings in the Microsoft imprint are resources for mobile development, available to Microsoft Virtual Academy members. Plus, MS Press is discounting certification-related titles by more than half off if bought in bulk. 07/14/2017

  • News

    Windows 10 Insider Preview Now Supports Only Visual Studio 2017

    A new build released this week will only "formally" support Visual Studio 2017, and even then, there are issues -- it's a preview, remember? Also, an updated UWP Community Toolkit 1.5 add and updates a handful of controls and services. 07/13/2017

  • News

    .NET Core Support Now Part of Key AWS Coding Services

    Developers working in the Amazon Web Services realm who have requested .NET Core support in some of the AWS coding tools got their wishes granted. 07/13/2017

  • News

    New Features to Test Out in Visual Studio Code 1.14

    Developers who prefer VSC will find a slew of new change in the June release, including some enhancements that will make working with the Integrated Terminal more flexible. There are also a few changes to how VSC handles tasks. 07/12/2017

  • Connection Strings

    Microsoft Commits to Three More Azure OpenDev Events

    Keynotes and general sessions from the Azure event in June are now available on-demand. Also announce is a series of OpenDev events online at least two more times. And in this week's .NET Insight Podcast: How a bug (real, not the computer variety) figured into the making of the iconic Windows XP desktop. 07/07/2017

  • Practical .NET

    Improving Feedback When Editing HTML

    Get Visual Studio to be more helpful when you're working with HTML. 07/07/2017

  • Practical TypeScript

    Your First TypeScript Angular 2 App

    Here's how to use Angular2 and TypeScript to retrieve JSON objects from an ASP.NET MVC controller and populate your page with the results. 07/06/2017

  • Connection Strings

    Rapid UWP Creation with Windows Template Studio 1.1

    Windows Template Studio, the wizard-based coding engine for Windows 10 UWP apps, gains momentum with a newer point release this week. Also, in this week's .NET Insight Podcast, we ask: Who are your programming heroes? 06/30/2017

  • Practical .NET

    Send the Right Error Information with HttpException

    When something goes wrong with your Web Service the decent thing to do is to return your errors in a variety of ways. 06/30/2017

  • News

    Visual Studio 2017 15.3, .NET Core 2.0 Trio Previews Now Out

    It's the third preview for VS 2017 15.3, which sports mostly fit-and-finish improvements of many user-reported issues, and second preview for the .NET/ASP.NET/Entity Framework Core 2.0 trio. 06/29/2017

  • Practical .NET

    AJAX Without JavaScript

    You like the idea of an AJAX application, but would rather not write the JavaScript yourself. You're in luck: ASP.NET MVC provides two tools that write the client-side code for you. And these tools even make sense if you’re comfortable with writing your own JavaScript. 06/28/2017

  • News

    TypeScript 2.4 Now GA

    Dynamic import expressions, enhanced string enums, and improved generics checking are just a few of the features of this point release of the JavaScript superset. 06/27/2017

  • In-Depth

    Build Web Apps Without All That JavaScript

    You don't need to write tons of JavaScript code to create a JavaScript-friendly MVVM app. Let DotVVM can take over. Here's a basic tutorial for developing with it. 06/27/2017

  • News

    Open Source at the Heart of Microsoft's Intelligent Cloud Development Efforts

    At the company's Azure OpenDev online presentation, Microsoft and its open source partners showcased a number of tools and resources meant to provide developers a leg up on developing for the "intelligent cloud & an intelligent edge." 06/26/2017

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